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Hurricane Alex / Mexico / Oil Spill #969055

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 30, 2010
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The route of Hurricane Alex towards Mexico & Texas shown.

(South Padre Island: Don Teague) The storm on South Padre Island, Texas, & heading for Mexico featured; scenes shown from Texas of rain, wind & tornadoes.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Day 72 of the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; the underwater leak video & oil on the shore in Biloxi, Mississippi, shown.

(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The impact of Alex & the next hurricanes on the spill in the Gulf examined; scenes shown from the shore on Grand Isle, Louisiana. [On the beach, Leotta BLODSECKER‡- checks the beach for oil; shows what Alex is doing.] [National Hurricane Center director Bill READ†- says this is a new thing; states waves will mix the oil.] [Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - talks about oil in the marshes.] [Representative Edward MARKEY†- says "hurricane" is not in BP's response plan.]

Pelley, Scott;
Teague, Don;
Strassmann, Mark

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